What is crop production?

Humans use crops in various ways. We use them for consumption, as fodder plants for livestock consumption, fiber plants for ropes and textiles, oil crops for consumption or industrial purposes and ornamental plants for the landscape garden. Also secondary crops are used for various personal and industrial purposes. Crop production includes grains, cotton, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nuts and plants. Crop production includes all the feed sources that are required to maintain the dairy herd. It also includes the resources inputs used to produce the crops. This page contains latest news and innovations in crop breeding, crop production and crop management.

Food prescription to replace drug prescriptions by doctors

Healthy food prescription may soon replace drug prescriptions for cardiovascular diseases and diabetes prevention. A recent study shows that healthy food prescription can improve people's...

Climate-smart practices help farmers cope with drought in Zimbabwe

Drought-stricken areas in Zimbabwe made it hard for farmers to maximize the growth of their crops. Most of the crops that they harvest are...

Molecule serves as food additive to speed up growth of crops

The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences publishes a recent study that allows a molecule to speed up the growth of crops. Known...

Rainproof pesticide protects crops from asian soybean rust

Researchers from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany develop a rainproof pesticide to farmers. As Asian soybean rust continuously devastate legume crops, researchers resort...

Weekly videos in Youtube trains future farmers in vegetable farming

A team of professors from the universities in California teamed up to produce a 26-episode weekly videos in Youtube to train the next generation...

Researcher develops tool to control growth of weeds in farms

A researcher from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba dig deep on organic no-till method as he presents...
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